Christina Hageny

leads Valor with over a decade
of CPP / PHR professional
experience

Christina Hageny

leads Valor with over a decade
of CPP / PHR professional
experience

Paying Employees in South Dakota

South Dakota 2021 Minimum Wage: 

  • $9.45 per hour
  • $4.725 per hour for tipped employees

South Dakota Overtime Rules: 1.5 x’s the regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek

South Dakota Paystub Requirements:

  • No pay stub requirement

How often do you have to pay employees in South Dakota?

  • Employees must be paid at least once per month on a regular agreed payday.

When is an employee’s final check due in South Dakota?

  • Voluntary resignation – wages are due by the next regular payday.
  • Involuntary termination – wages are due by the next regular payday.

South Dakota Withholding Tax 

  • N/A – no state income tax
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South Dakota Unemployment Tax

South Dakota Unemployment Tax Registration

South Dakota Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

  • New employer rate: 1.2% plus .55% investment fee
  • 2021 Wage Base: $15,000

South Dakota Unemployment Tax Due Dates

  • Return and payment are due quarterly on the last day of the month following the end of the reporting period

South Dakota New Hire Reporting

  • Employers can report new hires online using the SD New Hire Reporting portal
  • New Hire Reporting Center
    PO Box 4700
    Aberdeen, SD 57402-4700
  • Phone: (888) 827-6078
  • Fax: (888) 835-8659

South Dakota Child Support

  • Employers can remit South Dakota child support payments via EFT
  • South Dakota Department of Social Services
    Division of Child Support
    Child Support Payment Center
    700 Governors Drive, Suite 84
    Pierre, SD 57501
  • Phone: (605) 773-3165

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